Hyslop: Soft Bigotry of Low ESSA Expectations

Hyslop: Soft Bigotry of Low ESSA Expectations

December 14, 2017

“The issue is states aren’t telling Washington what they’re doing. That’s the takeaway from the second round of independent reviews of state ESSA plans released by Bellwether Education Partners and the Collaborative for Student Success,” as noted by Anne Hyslop, former senior policy advisor at the U.S. Department of Education. She argues that, “Reasonable people can disagree over what’s ‘ambitious,’ but it’s hard to deny there’s a problem if states don’t provide basic information about how they’re meeting core requirements in the law.”